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  • The work is a small-sized quarto, containing fiftyseven pages of explanatory matter and ninety pages of tables.
  • Among the Merchiston papers is a thin quarto volume in Robert Napier's writing containing a digest of the principles of alchemy; it is addressed to his son, and on the first leaf there are directions that it is to remain in his charter-chest and be kept secret except from a few.
  • Himself at the head of the movement; at first he had refused, but reports of the progress of the insurrection soon determined him to risk all on a bold stroke, and on the 5th of May he embarked at Quarto, near Genoa, with Bixio, the Hungarian Trr and some 1000 picked followers, on two steamers.
  • The success was instant, and, for a quarto, probably unprecedented.
  • Vita del pontifice Paolo Quarto (Modena, 1618); Ranke, Popes (Eng.

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